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"Sinker" is the twenty-fourth episode of Lilo & Stitch: The Series. It aired on December 15, 2003.

Plot

A small, purple shark-like experiment is destroying and sinking enemy ships with his large dorsal fin. Lilo and Stitch must find a way to control Sinker before he sabotages the boat racing competition (and before Gantu catches him). His one true place is at a Japanese restaurant, where he uses his large fin to cut up fish fillets and vegetables for the chefs to make sushi. Meanwhile, Gantu and Reuben end up stranded on a small island. 

Experiments mentioned

Trivia/Goofs

  • Moral: Never give up, and be confident in what you do.
  • Sinker is an obvious parody of the titular great white shark from Jaws.
  • Sinker's fin is shown to have differences in size, though it is likely a continuity error.
  • Sinker is one of the rare experiments to have dark red eyes instead of black ones like most of the rest.
  • Pudge made a cameo in this episode, where Lilo fed him a peanut butter sandwich. He previously appeared in the original movie's opening scene when the title logo came up.
  • The scene where Stitch has trouble setting up the deck chairs is a reference to a similar scene in A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving, where Snoopy is fighting with a deck chair.  
  • Nani meets Reuben for the first time. 
  • It is hinted that Pleakley had visited China sometime before the events of the series when he commented about his Chinese bamboo fan that Stitch was using as a prop.
  • According to Lilo, Nani is revealed to have an addiction to chocolate.
  • Jumba mentions about having given presents to his evil genius family back home (hinting that he may come from a family of evil geniuses), implying while he cannot go back to his home planet, he is allowed to send gifts there.
  • It is unknown how Gantu and Reuben made it back to the ship while marooned on a small island.
Lilo & Stitch: The Series Episodes
Season 1
Richter | Phantasmo | Clip | Mr. Stenchy | Spooky | Holio | Cannonball | Yapper | Yin-Yang | Kixx | Splodyhead | Amnesio | Swirly | Fibber | Tank | Sprout | Elastico | Yaarp | 627 | The Asteroid | Topper | Melty | Houdini | Sinker | Nosy | Finder | Slushy | Dupe | Shortstuff | Angel | Felix | Poxy | Hunkahunka | Sample | Babyfier | Bonnie & Clyde | Slugger | Bad Stitch | Drowsy
Season 2
Spike | Frenchfry | Swapper | Shoe | Slick | Skip | Checkers | PJ | Ploot | Snooty | Retro | Belle | Morpholomew | Spats | Heckler | Wishy-Washy | Phoon | Bugby | Rufus | Shush | Lax | Remmy | Mrs. Hasagawa's Cats/Ace | Glitch/Woops | Snafu | Link